Killer50 Profiles

  • Z Factor

    Z Factor Jim Huntington

    This is a Cambridge University spin-out which in early May 2017 raised £7 million to discover new drugs to fight liver and lung disease caused by a... Read More

  • SuperX

    SuperX Trevor Baglin

    A new venture from the prolific life science entrepreneurs Trevor Baglin and Jim Huntington, SuperX was born earlier this year with $11 million... Read More

  • PROWLER.io

    Vishal Chatrath

    Startup PROWLER.io is building an AI platform for autonomous decision-making.  Using pioneering techniques that combine reinforcement... Read More

  • Grapeshot

    John Snyder Grapeshot

    Grapeshot uses machine learning to pioneer information retrieval solutions, organising large amounts of data into useful, shareable actions.... Read More

  • FiveAI

    FiveAI car driverless

    Led by legendary Cambridge entrepreneur Stan Boland, Five AI is building the world’s most reliable autonomous vehicle software stack to solve the... Read More

  • 8power

    8power rix egan

    The startup, commercialising novel vibration energy harvesting technology developed by researchers from Cambridge University, has just launched the... Read More

  • Undo Software

    undo software, debugging, cambridgeo

    Heavyweight Cambridge and global investors are backing debugging software business Undo to grab a significant slice of a $312 billion-plus... Read More

  • Storm Therapeutics

    storm therapeutics, cancer, cambridge

    Cambridge University spin-out Storm Therapeutics raised £12 million to develop novel cancer therapeutics.  The cash is being used to identify... Read More

  • Speechmatics

    speechmatics, improved content, speech recognition, cambridge

    Machine learning company Speechmatics provides some of the world’s fastest and most accurate speech recognition technologies, based in the cloud and... Read More

  • Raspberry Pi

    Raspberry Pi computer

    The Raspberry Pi is a low cost, credit-card sized computer that plugs into a computer monitor or TV and uses a standard keyboard and mouse. ... Read More

  • PragmatIC Printing

    PragmatIC Scott White

    PragmatIC is a world leader in ultra low cost flexible electronics, enabling the potential for trillions of smart objects that can sense and... Read More

  • PlayFusion

    playfusion. digital games, cambridge

    Founded by former Jagex CEO Mark Gerhard, PlayFusion specialises in creating digital games that provide what the founders call “unparalleled... Read More

  • Inivata

    Inivata Cambridge

    Inivata is a global clinical cancer genomics company employing the precision of circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA) analysis to improve personalised... Read More

  • Healx

    Healx Tim Guilliams

    The drug repurposing business raised £1.5m in October 2016 from Hermann Hauser’s Amadeus Capital Partners and big names in biotech including David... Read More

  • Congenica

    bic Congenica

    Congenica is a spin-out from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and a leading developer of clinical genomics software for inherited diseases.... Read More

  • CyanConnode

    cyanconnode, cambridge, internet of things, smart metering

    The AIM quoted UK business specialises in narrowband RF mesh networks for Omni Internet of Things communications. It increased revenues by 570 per... Read More

  • CCSL (Cambridge Communication Systems Ltd)

    CCSL Metnet

    Its technology, CCS Metnet, provides self-organising wireless backhaul for small cell, WiFi, CCTV, smart city and enterprise access applications. It... Read More

  • Avita Medical

    Avita Medical RPU

    The company makes autologous cell harvesting devices for treatment of burns, chronic wounds and certain aesthetic conditions.  In arguably... Read More

  • AstraZeneca

    AstraZeneca Cambridge

    The global science-led biopharma business whose medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide is creating an estimated 2,500 jobs at a new... Read More

  • SimPrints

    Simprints mobile biometric

    Simprints has built open source software and biometric hardware to empower mobile tools used by researchers, NGOs, and governments fighting poverty... Read More

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